Mother Teresa, in My Own Words Setting & Symbolism

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Albania

Teresa's country of origin.

India

The country where Teresa did her life's work.

Calcutta

The partly impoverished Indian city where Teresa began her charitable work.

Darjeeling

The Indian city near the Himalayas where Teresa began her novitiate.

Home for the Dying

In 1952, Teresa opened this hospice in an abandoned Hindu temple.

Missionaries of Charity Convent

The Missionaries of Charity did not have one specific convent to speak of, but they did have a sort of home base in Calcutta.

Saris

The Sari is the form of garb that the Missionaries of Charity wear.

Food

Teresa believes that humanity can easily supply the food needs of the world's poor if they only have the will.

Money

Teresa fears money more than anything else because it can prevent people from giving.

Leprosy

Leprosy was common in Calcutta, and Teresa and her sisters often aided the leprous population.

Smiles

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